Sometimes we need a super-quick, super-easy side dish. Here’s one you can make in 5 minutes, if you have Pico de Gallo on hand. I make it when I’m serving a meal that already requires the brightness of fresh Pico. The Grill-Meister says that Pico de […]
When the holidays are over, I’m ready for winter to be over. I’m also ready for someone to volunteer to put away the Christmas decorations… But we haven’t really had winter here at Glover Gardens this year, at least not yet. I’m making chili today, […]
If you’ve read my About page, you know that I really like to play with recipes. Add this, increase that, amp up the spices a bit…you know the drill. Well, once in a while, I find a recipe that simply can’t be improved. I try, but…the recipe is already perfect.
OK, who doesn’t love quesadillas? They’re like a tiny, warm little sandwich your mother made for you to eat after school. Yum. Portable, finger-food, dip-able, easy to make. Did I say yum? Did I say easy? I’ve got a dozen quesadilla approaches, maybe more. Today I’m […]
I might be a Condiment-aholic. I love-love-love condiments. Especially those with southwest flavors. One of the simplest, oldest and best of the southwest condiments is salsa. I found a wonderful fresh salsa recipe years ago in a cookbook called Jane Butel’s Southwestern Kitchen, her Garden […]
At Glover Gardens, summer brings lots of grilled shrimp, and sometimes we have leftovers. This creamy, spicy dip is quickly assembled and makes the most of leftover grilled shrimp and is the perfect appetizer for a summer barbecue.
One of my top ten foods is the condiment Pico de Gallo. I love, love, love it! Simple, bright and fresh, Pico de Gallo brings a liveliness to any dish it accompanies. I use Pico de Gallo in tons of ways: in the traditional way, with Tex-Mex and […]
For years, food magazines have piled up on surfaces everywhere in my house, with their tempting glossy cover photos of each month’s culinary treasure. I subscribed to Bon Appetít in my early 20s, almost before I could afford it, and felt bereft along with about a […]